Ancient Cloth...Ancient Code?

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  • March 4 - June 14, 1992 (Gallery 10)
  • This exhibition looks at cloth in ancient societies of Peru as an abstract model for organizing and recording information. Guest curator Mary Frame examines a system of patterns that depict the structures of cloth, yarn and cord.

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Ancient Cloth … Ancient Code?

Subseries consists of records relating to the exhibit Ancient Cloth …Ancient Code? It was coordinated by Elizabeth Johnson and curated by Mary Frame. It was installed at MOA from March 4 to May 24 of 1992. The exhibit focused on textiles from various ancient societies from present day Peru. Records include grant applications, budgets, memos, correspondence and photographs.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

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File contains images and close up images of woven textiles used in the exhibit <i>Ancient Cloth...Ancient Code?</i> at the Museum of Anthropology, UBC.

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Series contains photographs taken by Cunningham of the inside and outside of the building, exhibit cases, exhibit spaces, and other institutions.